SULTANA PLAYING CARDS


PROJECT DETAILS

Client:

Deco Playing Cards

Project:

Sultana Playing Cards

Skills Used:

  • Brand Design (Sultana)
  • Package Design
  • Packaging Production Art
  • Physical Comps

PRODUCT FEATURES

“Sultana” Playing Cards is inspired by an early, ostentatious deck of Moorish cards of Mamluk design found in a museum in Istanbul. Playing cards came into the Western world via the Strait of Gibraltar in Spain, where Western Europe meets North Africa.

  • Printed by the USPCC on Bicycle® stock with a linen finish.
  • Fully custom court cards, pips, back, and tuck case.
  • Includes a card explaining how to play “Kout,” a bidding game.
  • Info card with an explanation of the modified suits, and a backer thank-you.

The face cards in Sultana feature both an architectural frame and floral motif:

  • Spades: Cumin Flower motif, and the sultan holds a sword.
  • Hearts: Lotus motif, and the sultana holds a cup.
  • Diamonds: Egyptian Blue Water Lily motif, and the sultan holds coins.
  • Clubs: Poppy motif, and the sultan holds a polo stick.

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